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How the Word ‘No’ Disappeared Down My Throat
by Allison Jong I was taught that abuse exists between the borders of unusual physical markings on a person’s body.
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The Devil You Know
by Shuku Kusanagi-Li There are two old scars on my arm that I get asked about a lot – they’re large,
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The Patriarchal Oppression That is The Hijab
by Ana Kahar*      I am a girl who was raised conservatively. My family believes in the mainstream interpretation
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MN’s Journal Entries: Unveiling My Truth
MN* had been wearing the hijab since she was 8 years old, as a requirement at the Islamic school she
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Don’t Marry the Girl in a Headscarf
The day I decided to put on a headscarf was the same as any other day in my life as a
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Ambivalent Malay-Muslim Women: Why They Reject the Hijab
by Alicia Izharuddin I have always been interested in how the social influences the individual. My research project on the
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The Hijabi Feminist: Am I A Walking Contradiction?
by Mai Mokhsein  There is this limbo that exists for a liberally-educated person who believes in religion. You grow up
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Self-Love: The Most Important Kind
by Danielle Chong Love. What a word, right? Just like a picture or a painting, it’s open to interpretation. An
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Proud Naked
 by Lyana Khairuddin  Imagine a young girl whose whole physical appearance is defined by the word “fat”. Hailed as the
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Dark & Lovely: The Many Shades of Beauty
by Aina Salleh I learnt at a very young age that I was dark-skinned. I grew up with a mother
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